Before the pandemic, cosplay events were a regular thing in the city and a cause for excitement among young and old avid dressers. I’m just glad the hype is slowly getting back in the malls. I didn’t bring my usual gears, though. Instead I brought an old camera just for fun.
HONOR Philippines introduces not just one but three smart devices in the market recently –the X Series HONOR X9a 5G, HONOR X7a, and HONOR MagicBook X laptops.
“Your eye must see a composition or an expression that life itself offers you, and you must know with intuition when to click the camera. That is the moment the photographer is creative, oop! The Moment! Once you miss it, it is gone forever.”
I was in the right place at the right moment the sun gave its dramatic exit behind the shoulder of Mount Apo, our country’s tallest and most majestic mountain, its crater illuminating a golden burst of halo.
“A lake is a landscape’s most beautiful and expressive feature. It is Earth’s eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature.” – Henry David Thoreau Sunrise in Lake Sebu, South Cotabato © Jojie Alcantara At a cool elevation of 1000m above sea level, Lake Sebu is a dream destination for photographers and artists. When you are looking for serenity, solitude and peace of mind, this location is a good choice to recharge an aching, wandering soul. Come visit the Philippines. Explore Mindanao.
“Sometimes you find yourself in the middle of nowhere and sometimes in the middle of nowhere you find yourself.” ~Stacy Westfall
“Nature provides great stress relief by enabling us to remove ourselves from the things that cause us stress in the first place. So if you’re struggling with depression or anxiety, visit a forest and focus your senses of sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch on our natural surroundings.” -author unknown
You’ll never find a rainbow if you’re looking down.” – Charlie Chaplin
In the new normal setting, I have covered an important event wearing a white tag that indicated I am virus-free to mingle with officials and VIPs.
“I go to nature to be soothed, healed and have my senses put in order.” – John Burroughs
I went out and headed to Poblacion today, which held the Mindanao Art Exhibit 2021, a gathering of talented artists all over Mindanao. Stunning artworks to view all over two floors.
There are beautiful places in these islands that I do not particularly want to share, and have been hesitant to do so. These are serene spots you just want to preserve and protect yet at the same time you want others to feel what you went through.
“Sometimes you just got to take time to recharge. The world can wait.”
“Sometimes you find yourself in the middle of nowhere and sometimes in the middle of nowhere you find yourself.”
“And the moon said to me – my darling daughter, you do not have to be whole in order to shine.” ~Nichole McElhaney
Forbidden City or the Palace Museum is located at the center of Beijing City, close to Tiananmen Square.
“Stay true to your vision even if you’re the only one who sees it.”
I seek the light in every dark situation, and wait for better things to come.
– Jojie Alcantara, on life and photography
On an assignment for a photo shoot for another coffee table book and went back home happy after so much vitamin sea and grounding with Mother Nature.
“Actually, life is beautiful and I have time.”
I’ve found that there is always some beauty left—in nature, sunshine, freedom, in yourself; these can all help you.